American States Water Company (AWR): Price and Financial Metrics

American States Water Company (AWR): $88.52

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  • Stability is the dimension where AWR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWR is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • AWR ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

AWR Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 460.51, American States Water Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 94.05% of US stocks.
  • American States Water Co's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.38% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AWR is more volatile than only 16.02% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to American States Water Co, a group of peers worth examining would be NWE, ADT, POR, PSHG, and UHT.
  • Visit AWR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWR's price/sales ratio is 137.93% higher, now standing at 6.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, AWR's price/earnings ratio has gone up 20.
  • AWR's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWR 2021-09-01 6.9 5.2 37.4 28.0
AWR 2021-08-31 6.8 5.1 36.8 27.6
AWR 2021-08-30 6.8 5.1 36.7 27.6
AWR 2021-08-27 6.6 5.0 36.1 27.1
AWR 2021-08-26 6.6 5.0 35.8 27.0
AWR 2021-08-25 6.5 5.0 35.5 26.8

AWR Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.64%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 46.3%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.64%.
Over the past 34 months, AWR's revenue has gone up $55,032,000.

The table below shows AWR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 498.853 115.584 94.347
2021-09-30 506.429 116.25 94.208
2021-06-30 503.362 117.051 92.585
2021-03-31 496.226 131.192 91.621
2020-12-31 488.243 122.17 86.425
2020-09-30 477.036 120.403 82.914

AWR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AWR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 47.16% of graded US stocks.
  • AWR's asset turnover comes in at 0.277 -- ranking 30th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PEG, NEE, and NFG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AWR.

The table below shows AWR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.277 0.647 0.064
2021-06-30 0.281 0.648 0.065
2021-03-31 0.283 0.646 0.066
2020-12-31 0.284 0.642 0.065
2020-09-30 0.284 0.634 0.063
2020-06-30 0.289 0.637 0.066

AWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWR, see our AWR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $86.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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AWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $88.52 52-week high $103.77
Prev. close $88.21 52-week low $71.22
Day low $87.73 Volume 159,714
Day high $88.86 Avg. volume 183,518
50-day MA $81.57 Dividend yield 1.66%
200-day MA $87.44 Market Cap 3.27B

American States Water Company (AWR) Company Bio

American States Water Company provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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Below are the latest news stories about American States Water Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AWR as an investment opportunity.

American States Water Company (AWR) CEO Bob Sprowls on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

American States Water Company (AWR) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 23, 2022 02:00 PM ET Company Participants Bob Sprowls - President & Chief Executive Officer Eva Tang - Senior Vice President-Finance & Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Angie Storozynski - Seaport Jonathan Reeder - Wells Fargo Presentation Operator...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

American States Water (AWR) Q4 Earnings Beat, Revenues Fall Y/Y

American States Water's (AWR) fourth-quarter earnings surpass estimates. American States Water gains from improved results of the water and electric segments.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

American States Water (AWR) Tops Q4 Earnings Estimates

American States Water (AWR) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 10% and 7.44%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

American States Water Company Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

SAN DIMAS, Calif., February 22, 2022--American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) today reported basic and fully diluted earnings per share of $0.55 for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2021, as compared to basic and fully diluted earnings per share of $0.55 and $0.54, respectively, recorded for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2020.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

American Water (AWK) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates

American Water Works' (AWK) fourth-quarter earnings lag estimates. American Water Works gains from closed acquisitions and affirms the earnings per share guidance for 2022.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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AWR Price Returns

1-mo 7.45%
3-mo 15.16%
6-mo 3.64%
1-year 0.97%
3-year 10.58%
5-year 92.80%
YTD -13.65%
2021 32.25%
2020 -6.75%
2019 31.19%
2018 17.91%
2017 29.76%

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